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to bring these jobs back. >> what do you think about jeff immelt's article where he says i'm bringing jobs back to america makes more economic sense. >> he was bringing jobs back to america. i wasn't prepared for this quiz this morning. i can tell you from memory, he brought a bunch of jobs back in lexington, kentucky. >> he is stoned. >> get lexington, kentucky out. >> do you feel like we do? we're going to kick out with frampton after he's done with this answer. >> he brought back a bunch of jobs at lexington, kentucky but at much lower wages. >> what kind? >> it was appliance jobs. >> they have the huge apply hans city down there and all these massive buildings and their own zip code and one building after another closed down. he's starting up one assembly line after another. are they going to get paid $30 an hour? no. >> here's the point. how do you have a ro best recovery when you have wage compression, people who made $30 an hour making $14 an hour. how do you grow an economy like that. >> the point is do we want these jobs building in germany or alabama. want them in lexington, kent
>> that's jeff singing "hallelujah." alan light, the book explores the unlikely journey from obscurity to modern day hymn. it's great to have you on the sh show. >> thanks for having me. >> first of all, tell us how that happened. >> it happened over a long period of time. leonard cohen first reported "hallelujah" in 1984. his label turned down the album it was on. it came out to no notice at all. and over the course of 10, 15, 20 years, more people discovered this song. jeff buckley recorded it in 1994. after jeff buckley's death it got more notice and then people started to pick up on the magic of this song, put it in soundtracks, on tv shows. more and more people recorded it. >> it's everywhere. >> wainwright is nothing short of extraordinary. >> it was on the soundtrack to "shrek" one of the key moments in getting this out there. there are now 350-some recordings of this song and thousands more performances by bob dylan and u2 and, you know, everybody all around the world knows this song. >> but it almost didn't happen. it languished in obscurity. >> first when leonard was writing
. >> but jeff rejeffrey, as you ke president is talking about these bush tax cuts that were supposed to be so devastating to the economy and was going to cause, you know, deficits to explode for decades to come. the president has endorsed 98%, 99% of those tax cuts. >> i hear you. >> so it can't even be that. this goes back, though, let's think back when we talked about this in realtime in 2010, republicans won midterms. and so the president and the republicans came together. they decided they were going to extend the bush tax cuts for two more years, extend unemployment benefits. they had no offsets, they had no cuts. so in the same week simpson-bowles came out talking about saving $4 trillion, $5 trillion over the next decade, you had congress coming back in a lame-duck session, adding an additional $1 trillion in a week. >> absolutely. and both sides went along with it. >> all right. dr. sachs, thanks. you all right there? joe, thank you. go back to work. i'm sorry to interrupt the project there. >> actually, i've got to go out and talk to my people. >> clutching the debt clock in the feta
up going, what's going to make phil look good? >> right. >> what's going to make before jeff now steve burke feel good, like they got the best of me. >> right. >> and i'm going to give them that, but i'm going to take what i've always wanted all along. and it's money. give them what they want. but it's -- it's a deal. you figure out what they can give up, they figure out what you can give up and you do the deal and everybody walks away. every deal i've ever done, everybody walks away feeling like they won. >> and you know who made a life out of that? was the labor negotiator ronald reagan. >> yeah. >> brian cashman's on the phone for you, joe. he's listened to that. he wants to talk to you about how to get rid of alex rodriguez. >> actually, he wants you to play third base. >> well, you know, i've got two good hips. >> there you go. >> two more than a-rod. second hip replacement. >> that's terrible. former british prime minister tony blair joins us onset, also ron fournier will be here to discuss about his cover in the national journal. >>> and coming up, arianna huffington onset
? >> my exit interviews on, retiring senator jeff binghamton on, all these guys have interesting takes on what's wrong with today's senate. why ain't it like the good old days? >> they say always more when they're leaving. >> yes, they do. that's why i love these. finally you get the truth. >> thank you, chuck. david gregory and eugene robinson and here on set, bloomberg's margaret carlson. you're watching "morning joe" brewed by starbucks. we're at walmart with the simmons family. how much is your current phone bill? four sixteen seventy six a month! okay, come with me -- we're gonna save you money. with straight talk at walmart, you get unlimited talk, text and data for only $45 a month per phone. would we get the same coverage? same coverage on america's best networks. you saved $146.76 by switching to straight talk. awesome! now you can afford to share your allowance with me. get the season's hottest smartphones like the samsung galaxy s2 and get straight talk with unlimited data for just $45 a month -- from america's gift headquarters. walmart. ♪ >>> i've done sunday shows many
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